The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance's second annual Off to the Races online auction concluded Feb. 6 and raised over $56,000 from the 17 offered VIP experience packages and no guarantee Season to Lexitonian (Speightstown).
The auction featured experience packages on 17 major race days in 2023 and 2024, each offering a unique itinerary of horse racing-related bucket list activities and tickets to the specified race day(s). Additionally, a no guarantee season with a breed back to 2021 G1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt S. winner Lexitonian was offered online to breeders on Feb. 6. Lexitonian stands at Lane's End Farm for a 2023 fee of $7,500.
In total, 26 sponsors contributed to the 17 VIP experiences packages offered in the TAA Off to the Races auction and Lexitonian Stallion Season auction.
“Thank you to everyone who participated in our Off to the Races and Lexitonian Stallion Season auctions,” TAA president Jeffrey Bloom said. “We are thrilled with the outcome of these events, and so proud of all the partnerships we have formed along the way with the racetracks, sponsors, and individuals who make all of this possible. We are all here for the horses and so excited by the impact these fundraisers will make on accredited aftercare.”
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